Extend user settings and options

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac noVisual Studio Code

In Visual Studio there are two main ways to maintain user preferences. The Tools > Options pages allow users to set their own values for many different kinds of settings, both general and language-specific. User settings allow users to specify general Visual Studio configuration properties. For more information about options pages, see Options and options pages. For more information about user settings, see Support for user settings.